TomaGold consolidates its position in the Monster Lake property
The Corporation increases its interest to 50% by acquiring the interest of Quinto Resources Inc.
Montreal, Quebec, January 11, 2019 – TOMAGOLD CORPORATION (TSXV: LOT) (“TomaGold” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce the signature of an agreement with Quinto Resources Inc. (TSXV: QIT) (“Quinto”) to acquire Quinto´s 5% interest in the Monster Lake property for a cash payment of $500,000. Following this transaction, TomaGold will own a 50% interest in the Monster Lake property, with IAMGOLD Corporation (“IAMGOLD”) holding the other 50%.
TomaGold has also entered into an agreement with Brunswick Resources Inc. (“Brunswick”) to acquire the Irene Lake property, which consists of 14 claims immediately west of the Monster Lake property, in exchange for a cash payment of $65,000. There is an existing 2% NSR on these claims.
“The resource calculation reported by IAMGOLD on March 28 (see press release) shows that we have a high-grade, high-value gold deposit with excellent exploration potential,” said David Grondin, President and Chief Executive Officer of TomaGold. “We have decided to make the most of this asset by consolidating our position in the Monster Lake property and the surrounding area. The transactions with Quinto and Brunswick are a first step in that direction.“
The transactions are subject to closing of the required financing and to regulatory approval. Both transactions are arm’s length transactions. The Corporation expects to close the transactions on or about February 15, 2019.